The 32nd Annual National Week of Prayer for the Heading of AIDS Noonday Prayer Series wil be held every day for March 8th – March 12th, 2021, at noon. This 15-minute prayer will be conducted by a different pastor each day.
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March 8, 2021
Rev. George Woodruff Columbus Avenue AME Zion Church Boston, MA
A native of Dallas, TX, Reverend George C. Woodruff, Jr. is the Pastor of Columbus Avenue AME Zion Church in Boston, MA. He was educated in the Indianapolis Public School System and attended the Howard University in Washington, DC.
He accepted the call to the preaching ministry in October 1989 at the Jones Tabernacle AME Zion Church in Indianapolis, Indiana and began his Pastoral career at the Campbell Chapel AME Zion Church, Indianapolis, Indiana. He has served various churches: St. John AME Zion Church, Bardstown, Kentucky. While serving in Bardstown, Kentucky, First AME Zion Church, San Francisco, California, Durham Memorial AME Zion Church in Buffalo, New York. In July 2019, Pastor Woodruff was appointed to the Columbus Avenue A.M.E. Zion Church in Boston, Massachusetts.
March 9, 2021
Rev. Dr. Quientrell L. Burrell, Jr.New Hope Baptist Church Charlotte, NC email@example.com
Rev. Dr. Quientrell L. Burrell, Jr. accepted the call to the gospel ministry at 20 years of age and was licensed by the Antioch Baptist Church under the leadership of Dr. Phillip E. Elliott, Pastor. He is a graduate of Long Island University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications and Broadcasting. He a 2007 graduate of the Shaw University Divinity School, attaining the Masters of Divinity.
In November of 2001, a call was extended from the First Baptist Church of Weldon, N.C. to Pastor Burrell to serve as its youngest Pastor in the 149 year history of the church. During the past thirteen years, the church has seen tremendous growth, spiritually, numerically and financially. Pastor Burrell is affiliated with numerous civic organizations and associations. He maintains current membership in the National Baptist Convention USA, Inc.
Rev. Dr. Burrell received his Doctorate at Chicago Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL. Currently, he is the Senior Pastor of New Hope Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC.
March 10, 2021
Pastor Miah White (pronounced My-ya)The Worship Center (Full Gospel)St. Louis, MO firstname.lastname@example.org
Pastor Miah White is an international worship leader, Intercessor, songwriter, minister, mentor, entrepreneur, exhorter and teacher whose life is reaching many around the world. She is true worshipper, lover of Christ and His people, born out of her relationship and experience with the Lord.
She has served as Overseer of Worship & Arts for Voices of Faith Ministries under the leadership of Bishop Gary Hawkins Sr. and currently holding the position as the International Overseer of Worship for Full Gospel Baptist Church Fellowship – Presiding Bishop Paul S. Morton Sr.
After 25 years of service, her father Bishop George White, Jr., Th.D., passed the Pastoral Mantle to his youngest daughter, Elder Miah White, now Senior Pastor of West End Mt. Carmel Full Gospel Baptist Church. Pastor Miah is the youngest African American female serving as Senior Pastor in the nation.
In January 2017, under the direction of Holy Spirit, the name of West End Mt. Carmel Full Gospel Baptist Church was officially changed to The Worship Center; representing the full action and direction of this ministry.
March 11, 2021
Dr. Weldon McWilliams, IVChrist Temple Baptist Church Paterson, NJ email@example.com
Dr. Weldon McWilliams IV is the pastor of Christ Temple Baptist Church. He believes that in order to carry out the work of Jesus Christ, one must be active inside and outside the church, and that the fight for justice is an integral component of one’s Christian duty.
In May of 2010 Dr. Weldon McWilliams IV received his Ph.D. from the Department of African American Studies at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Currently, he is an Assistant Professor of History at the State University of New York (SUNY) at Dutchess Community College located in Poughkeepsie, NY, where he teaches United States History, United States Government and African-American History.
March 12, 2021
Rev. Cassandry KeysBunton CME ChurchSpartanburg, SC
Rev. Cassandry Keys, a native of the Mississippi Delta, has endeavored to live out her calling by allowing God’s love and compassion to flow through every facet of her ministry. Her ultimate desire is to be an active participate in the Kingdom of God on earth as God’s communities are empowered to live out the cultural mandate of good stewardship and healthy fellowship.
The journey in ministry began in 1993 under the leadership of the late Rev. L. T. Keys, Sr. and Presiding Elder Kenneth Carter (now Bishop). She was assigned to Bunton (Spartanburg, SC) in August 5, 2015. Further, her witness continues as she also serves as Presiding Elder of the Winston Salem-Greenville District comprises churches in North Carolina, South Carolina, & Virginia.
This “Southern Rose” has not neglected to “study to show” herself approved for this audacious ministerial dispensation. The pursuit of academic excellence is affirmed by successful completion of Bachelor of Science in Business Accounting (Belhaven College, Jackson, MS), Master of Divinity (Phillips School of Theology at the Interdenominational Theological Center, Atlanta, GA), and Masters International Finance (University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL). She has been honored with numerous awards and honors but none compare to the blessing of seeing relationships restored and lives renewed as she yields herself to call and will of God in this season.
2 Part Facebook Live Series: HIV/AIDS: Then and Now!
The National Week of Prayer for the Healing of AIDS (NWPHA) is an annual HIV awareness campaign that mobilizes faith communities: and highlights the contributions and impact congregations are making in areas of HIV prevention, testing, direct service, advocacy, and community engagement.